Month: December 2012

Ear to the Ground

“My tears have been my food day and night, while men say to me all day long, Where is your God?” Psalm 42:3 “Why are you cast down, O my inner self? And why should you moan over me and be disquieted within me? Hope in God and wait expectantly for Him, for I shall Read More

Restore. Repay. Replace.

I love reading scripture in different translations. As a child, I remember watching my mother do this during her daily Bible study with six different Bibles laid out in front of her on the kitchen table and her well-worn “Strong’s Concordance” (that weighed at least 50 lbs) to look up the meanings of words in Read More

Nellie’s Gift

One of my favorite books of all time very nearly wasn’t written. The year was 1956, and a 30 year-old woman named Nellie was feeling unfulfilled in her job as an airline reservations clerk. She had a passion for writing despite not having much time for it and many publishing rejections slips. That Christmas, good Read More

Write It Down

One of my absolute favorite things about being a parent is listening to my girls. I love to hear them talk. I love hearing them sing. I adore watching their facial expressions when they are talking about something exciting that happened at school or when they randomly burst out in song during dinner. But my Read More

Lamp shade + Literature = Awesome

I keep getting these creative bursts lately and I’m powerless when “the force” takes over me. The latest one started when I found a unique lamp base for a steal at Target, (it was originally $50 marked down to $12.99!) So, obviously I bought it and remembered an old lamp shade that was in storage Read More